Recent Announcements from the Erie Zoo



Daytime Public Skate Cancellations

Posted on January 17th, 2020 at 2:00 PM

St Patricks Day Parade Applications

Posted on January 16th, 2020 at 7:46 PM

Zoo Office closed for Holiday

Posted on December 18th, 2019 at 6:04 PM

Ice Skating Lessons Now Available

Posted on December 9th, 2019 at 6:01 PM

Zoo will be closed Thanksgiving

Posted on November 13th, 2019 at 4:58 PM

Zoo Opening Late

Posted on October 22nd, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Erie's Choice 2019

Erie's Choice 2019

Posted on October 16th, 2019 at 8:05 PM

We are excited to announce that we won two categories for the Erie's Choice Awards this year. We placed first for "Best Place to Work" AND "Best Place to Have a Birthday Party." A HUGE thank you to everyone who voted for us! We truly appreciate your support!

Erie Zoo’s giraffe, Nigel, to leave for Midwest

Erie Zoo’s giraffe, Nigel, to leave for Midwest

Posted on October 10th, 2019 at 7:30 AM

Nigel, a 9-year-old giraffe, will leave the zoo at the end of this month, Scott Mitchell, Erie Zoological Society president and CEO, said on Thursday.

Nigel is leaving Erie for a zoo in the Midwest, Mitchell said. As part of the Erie Zoo’s $10 million capital campaign, Wild Open Spaces, it plans to make a larger and more interactive giraffe exhibit with a herd of giraffes, he explained.

*Update: Nigel moved October 28th 2020*

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Zoo Closing Early

Posted on September 25th, 2019 at 8:06 PM
ZooBoo Contest 2019

ZooBoo Contest 2019

Posted on September 6th, 2019 at 5:01 PM

ZooBOO is around the corner and we are always looking for new ways to decorate and make our Zoo a scary, but not TOO scary, place for families to enjoy. This year we need your help❗️

This year we want to make Monkey Island out of this world! 👾 So we’d like you to help us by making your own Alien! 👽 

Learn more!